Definitely not creepy surveillance bot Kuri to be discontinued

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Kuri just wanted to watch your children play. 

The roving surveillance bot, unveiled last year at CES, was billed as the first home robot that could actually catch on with consumers around the country. What with its unassuming — even "cute" — design and ability to autonomously decide to film people and pets in your home, Kuri represented a stark departure from the blind robo-murder dogs we have all grown to regard with caution. 

Alas, nothing gold can stay: Mayfield Robotics, Kuri's manufacturer and part of the Bosch Startup Platform, announced today that things weren't looking so hot for the 14-pound robot.  Read more...

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